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Fire destroys Halls Ferry home

The dogs of Mary Sheffield, owner of a mobile home at 5205 Halls Ferry Road, stand near the charred remains of her home after a fire burned the home to the ground at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday. No one was at home at the time of the fire and no one was injured. Sheffield said this morning that the cause of the blaze had not been determined. (The Vicksburg Post/C. TODD SHERMAN)